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Want to go on a picnic?

This month’s Paper Pumpkin is picnic themed.  Have you gone on a picnic recently?  Do you pick up some fried chicken or do you make tamales?  What is your tradition? For today’s picnic we are having paper.  I know it’s not the most appetizing but that’s what is on the menu.  I took the ApronContinue reading “Want to go on a picnic?”

Sponging three different ways.

I figured since the Paper Pumpkin has a picnic theme this month I would continue that theme with the basket weaving embossing folder.  So today’s technique is how to color this basket weave with a sponge.  You can also spritz, dip, paint, or bleach it.  But, for now, we sponge. The top color was doneContinue reading “Sponging three different ways.”

Basket-weaving 101.

Today’s card looks much more complicated than it actually is.  Here are the steps.  Cut white thick card base to 8 1/2 X 5 1/5 inches.  Score at 4 1/4 inches. Cut whisper white cardstock to 5 1/4 inches X 4 inches.  This is your mat. Take a piece of scrap white cardstock for theContinue reading “Basket-weaving 101.”

When re-inkers are also paint.

The re-inker bottles are not just for re-inking your pads.  You can also drop a few drops of color in an aqua painter to make a watercolor wash.  You can drop a few drops of different colors on a baby wipe to create your own “ink pad”.  But today we are going to use theContinue reading “When re-inkers are also paint.”

Basket weaving made easy.

This card is so easy when you have a video and pictures to follow.  The background paper is from the second release of Sale-A-Bration as well as the stamp sets.  Please let me know how many copies of the new second release brochure you would like in the comments. Check out the video on howContinue reading “Basket weaving made easy.”

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